Welcome to SHARP-Pakistan.


Society for Human Rights and Prisoners' Aid (SHARP-Pakistan)

Striving for a Human Rights friendly Pakistan


Required Lawyer for Mianwali

Post title:Lawyer

No. of positions: 01

Duty station:  Mianwali

Job Description:

The incumbent will act as Lawyer under the supervision of Field Manager/Team Leader:

  1. To provide legal assistance at police stations/detention facilities upon arrest/detention of person of concern (POCs) including interventions in short term detentions of POCs.
  2. To represent POCs in courts in cases of arrest/detention mainly those charged under the Foreigners Act and/or preventive laws for the time being in force.
  3. To represent and facilitate the POCs in matters/issues of civil/family/tenancy.
  4. To provide individual legal counseling and advice at ALAC offices and through help lines.
  5. To provide out of court legal assistance including dispute resolution through alternative measures.
  6. To reach out to POCs for dissemination of relevant legal information during Shura meetings and facilitate group discussions.
  7. To represent POCs in criminal cases on as and when required basis and/or authorized by UNHCR.
  8. To flag and refer to UNHCR, individuals/cases who are or might require international protection.
  9. To maintain regular coordination with Law Enforcement Officials, judicial officers and other relevant stakeholders.
  10. Perform any task assigned by the supervisor and senior management.


  • Law graduate (B.A, L.L.B)
  • Holder of valid Lawyer license
  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience as a Lawyer.
  • Good knowledge of substantial and procedural civil law/criminal law.
  • Specific knowledge of Foreigners’ Act would be an asset
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Computer literacy is essential


Please send your CVs with copies of credentials on the following address latest by 28-February-2018.

Postal Address

Admin/ Finance Assistant

Society for Human Rights & Prisoners’ Aid (SHARP)

House No 5 A, Rehman Street, Usama Garden

Near Muslim Colony, Mianwali.

Tel: +92-459-232236